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How to Get Windows 10 ISO without Media Creation Tool?

How to Download Windows 10 ISO without Media Creation Tool?

Downloading Windows 10 ISO has gotten a bit tricky since the official release of Windows 10. Unlike the technical preview, there is no direct way to download Windows 10 iso. If you visit the Windows 10 iso download page using Windows 7 or Windows 8.1, you are required to download the Media Creation Tool first to be able to download Windows 10 iso. In the steps below, you will see how to download Windows 10 iso without the media creation tool.

Note: If you are using an older version of Windows, for example Windows XP, You can directly download Windows 10 iso.

Using the Media Creation Tool to download and install Windows 10 from iso is quite different from using a download manager application such as IDM to download Windows 10 iso. If you don't want to use the Media Creation Tool to download Windows 10 iso file, you just need to see the steps shown below.

In this guide, we are going to show you how to download and install Windows 10 from iso without using the Media Creation Tool.

1)  Go to Windows 10 ISO File Download Page

To install Windows 10 from iso, you first need to download the Windows 10 iso file. To download the Windows 10 iso file, go to the Windows 10 ISO page at https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/software-download/windows10ISO/.

2) Select Windows 10 Edition

Scroll down a bit to the bottom side of the page, you will see the option to select the Windows 10 edition which you want to download as iso. Select the Windows 10 edition which you want to download and click Confirm. If you want to know which edition of Windows 10 to download, you can see the note below.

Note: Windows 10 edition contains both Windows 10 Home and Windows 10 Professional. Windows 10 N edition is for EU and switzerland and Windows 10 KN for South Korea. Both Windows 10 N and Windows 10 KN do not contain Media related applications such as Camera or Windows Media Player. Windows 10 Single Language contains only one language pre-installed usually English.

Select Windows 10 Edition

3) Select Windows 10 Language

Now, you will see the option to select the language of Windows 10. Select the language in which you want to use Windows 10 on your laptop or desktop, then click on Confirm.

Select Windows 10 Language

4) Download Windows 10 32 BITS or 64 BITS from the Links Generated 

You will see both 32 bit and 64 bit versions of Windows 10 iso file to download. Now you can download Windows 10 iso file using and download manager application on your computer. These links are valid for 24 hours from creation time.

Download Windows 10 ISO 32 or 64 BIT

After downloading Windows 10 iso, you can go to our guide on installing Windows 10 from iso.